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August 2015

Instagram and Facebook

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:37

Don't forget to "like" us on Facebook and "follow" us on Instagram!

Facebook........Taylor Elementary School

When you see something posted, make sure to show your support for the school by liking it! This helps boost our page and reach as many people as possible so everyone can stay informed!

Thank you for all you do for Taylor! There is no way we could do this without you......many tigers, one R.O.A.R.!

Happy 170th Birthday, Jesse Taylor!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Sat, 08/29/2015 - 09:39

Happy 170th Birthday to original school trustee, Jesse Soar Taylor! Here are some fun facts about our school's namesake! He has left quite a legacy for the town of Payson!

-born in England
-loved to play marbles
-hurt his finger in the coal minds where he worked as a child and had a crooked finger his whole life
-raised by a single mother; he adored her!!!
-loved to play ball in the evenings in town
-had a sheep herd west of Payson and only lost one to a coyote
-was married on Christmas Day
-had thirteen children
-was on city council for 20 years
-huge supporter in education
-was an early advocate for half day kindergarten
-died at 88 years old after living a happy, and full life!

Message From Mrs. Robbins...

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 13:59

August 21, 2015
Dear Parents,
Thank you so much for a great start to our school year. We thank you so much for all you do for our students and our school. We are so grateful to be a part of your family and children’s lives. We care for your children and appreciate all the happiness and joy they bring into this school each day. We extend an invitation to each parent and family member to come and participate in school events/activities, volunteer in classrooms, and to be part of our PTA. We thank you again for all that you do for students and staff members of Taylor Elementary!

School Community Council Elections
Elections for a parent position on the school community council will be held August 31, 2015 – September 11, 2015. We invite all parents/guardians to consider having their name added to the school community council ballot. If you would like to add your name to the ballot, please contact Billi Robbins by Thursday, August 27, 2015, at 801-465-6050 or through email at

Lunch Department
The lunch dept has asked that we remind parents to write your children’s names on checks and envelopes when you send in money for lunch. Also there has been a change in the price of Milk and Juice this year. Milk and Juice are $.50.

Back to School Night
We look forward to seeing everyone on Back to School Night on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 6:30 to 7:30. We will do a general meeting at 6:30 in the gym and we will then have 2 breakout sessions for 15 minutes each so you can meet with teachers and learn about expectations of each class this year.

Taylor's Back to School Night!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 22:42

Back to School night is THIS THURSDAY! Meet in the gym at 6:30 with our principal, Mrs. Robbins, then break-out into individual classrooms to find out all kinds of great things from your child's teacher! This is a perfect chance to find out about homework, grading, classroom rules, field trips and much more! Can't wait to see you there!

Mrs. Pehrson welcomes her new baby GIRL!!!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 08/03/2015 - 22:45

Mrs. Kaylee Pehrson and her husband, Kjell, welcomed baby Paisley LaRue Pehrson on August 1st at 10:04 pm! Sweet Paisley weighed 7 lbs and 3 oz and was 18 1/2" long! Congratulations to Mrs. Pehrson and we wish her the best on her future adventures with her new tiny tiger!

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